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Chanukah Celebration Bathes Mumbai’s Gateway to India in Light

December 10, 2010 8:30 AM
Mumbai, India’s Jewish community celebrated Chanukah with increased vigor, continuing a tradition begun by the slain directors of the city’s Chabad-Lubavitch center by lighting a towering menorah at the Gateway to India monument.
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Chabad-Lubavitch of Mumbai director Rabbi Chanoch Gechtman, center left, and local Jewish community leader Solomon Sopher talked about the importance of Chanukah for a delegation of dignitaries at the Indian financial capital’s historic Knesset Eliyahu synagogue.
Chabad-Lubavitch of Mumbai director Rabbi Chanoch Gechtman, center left, and local Jewish community leader Solomon Sopher talked about the importance of Chanukah for a delegation of dignitaries at the Indian financial capital’s historic Knesset Eliyahu synagogue.

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